Don’t Call Me White!


"Don’t Call Me White!" Q: How do we address/what can we do to address the language and logic of micro-aggressions being appropriated by members of the dominant class, for example white folks talking about receiving micro-aggressions from (legitimately) angry or insistent POC? A:  The question above asked by a participant in my microaggressions course reminded me of an interaction that happened during a retreat some years ago.  Two couples at the retreat who had been close friends asked me to mediate a conflict. The older couple – a man and woman, were both white.  The younger couple, a [...]